2 U.S. 92 (____)

2 Dall. 92


Supreme Court of United States.

THIS was an action on a promissory note; to which the defendant pleaded the act of Assembly against usury; and thereupon the following points were ruled by the Court, in their charge to the Jury.

1st. That where more than legal interest was included in any note, bond, or specialty, the whole amount could not be sued for and recovered: But the plaintiff was entitled, in such case, to a verdict for the just principal and lawful interest.

2d. That if a man, directly...

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